Species Name: Notropis bifrenatus
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern
Clear water in slack areas of streams and riveers and are also found in lakes and ponds. Associated with moderate levels of submerged aquatic vegetation with open areas where they can school.
Threats to Survival
Habitat alterations due to turbidity, flow alterations, draining of ponds and exotic species.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Maintaining sufficient water levels, water quality and curbing the amount of exotic species introduced.